The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 2012 winners of its 84th Annual Academy Awards.
Nominations ballots were mailed to the 5,783 voting Academy members. Members from each of the branches voted to determine the nominees in their respective categories—actors nominate actors, film editors nominate film editors, etc. All voting members were eligible to select the Best Picture nominees. All active and life members of the Academy were eligible to select the winners in all categories.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 were be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012, in Hollywood. The Oscar presentation also was televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.